Leprechaun in the Hood
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Cameron Pierce, Adam Cesare, Shane McKenzie
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-26 - Publisher:
Thirty, jobless, and going pre-maturely bald, amateur director Simon has dumped every last dime into his pet project: a musical adaptation of the cult film LEPRECHAUN IN THE HOOD. With a week til curtains up, the production is a disaster. His actors can't act, his crew hates his guts, and
Language: de
Pages: 1154
Authors: Georg Seeßlen, Fernand Jung
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-17 - Publisher: Schüren Verlag
In diesem umfangreichenWerk gibt Georg Seeßlen einen umfassenden Überblick über das Genre des Horrorfilms. Dabei beschränkt sich seine Untersuchung keineswegs nur auf den klassischen Horrorfilm, sondern schließt auch dessen Vorläufer, den phantastischen Film als ihm verwandtes Genre mit ein. Gewalt und Angst kommen seit jeher gesellschaftliche und psychologische Funktionen zu,
Horror Films FAQ
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: John Kenneth Muir
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Mythology in Our Midst
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Amy T. Peterson, David J. Dunworth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Fifty narrative essays exploring the connections between ancient myths and contemporary culture, with introductory overview essay, 25 illustrations, and 5 appendices of mythological origins of everyday words.
Monsters in the Movies
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: John Landis
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-13 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Be afraid, be very afraid...a century of cinema nightmare with John Landis, in ePub format for iPad From B-movie bogeymen and outer space-oddities to big-budget terrors, Monsters in the Movies by horror film maestro John Landis celebrates the greatest monsters ever to creep, fly, slither, stalk or rampage across the
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Michael Jenkins
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-01 - Publisher: AuthorHouse
In this collection of 21 essays, Michael Jenkins takes a humorously philosophical approach to the everyday aspects of life. Whether comparing himself to Rocky Balboa in order to pass an English class or asking a one-thumbed woman how she cuts her steak, "Man-Child" tells of the experiences and philosophies of
Size Matters Not
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Warwick Davis
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-01 - Publisher: Aurum
Published to coincide with his highly anticipated new sitcom – a mockumentary follow-up to Extras from the pens of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant – Size Matters Not is the surprising and hilarious story of the world’s biggest little actor. When Nana Davis heard an advert on the radio seeking
African Americans and Popular Culture [3 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 836
Authors: Todd Boyd
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO
The African American influence on popular culture is among the most sweeping and lasting this country has seen. Despite a history of institutionalized racism, black artists, entertainers, and entrepreneurs have had enormous impact on American popular culture. Pioneers such as Oscar Michaeux, Paul Robeson, Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, Langston Hughes,
Horror Noire
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Robin R Means Coleman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-01 - Publisher: Routledge
From King Kong to Candyman, the boundary-pushing genre of the horror film has always been a site for provocative explorations of race in American popular culture. In Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from 1890's to Present, Robin R. Means Coleman traces the history of notable characterizations of blackness
Rapper, Writer, Pop-Cultural Player
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Josephine Metcalf, Will Turner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge
This collection of essays critically engages with factors relating to black urban life and cultural representation in the post-civil rights era, using Ice-T and his myriad roles as musician, actor, writer, celebrity, and industrialist as a vehicle through which to interpret and understand the African American experience. Over the past